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28 Sep
By the way, talking about Dr. Okongwu, he is now almost blind, with loss of memory, coping alone in the only house he has in the world in Nnewi, Anambra state built for him by General Ibrahim Babangida
6 Aug
Former Nigeria head of state Ibrahim Babaginda said the corruption in President Muhammadu Buhari's administration is worse than when he was in government. He said this in an interview granted to ARISE TV on Friday. Babangida, who served as head of state between 1985 and 1993, said his administration was a saint compared to what…
17 May
‘I’ve been advising quietly on how to curb menace’ Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd.) has solicited the support of Nigerians for the Federal Government to effectively tackle insurgency, banditry and end terrorism in the country. He disclosed that he had been advising the Federal Government quietly on how best to curb insecurity in…
20 May 2020
The conventional wisdom in all tendencies of the Calabar Group of Socialists was that if you conceive a mass political action or radical intervention you first discuss...
10 Jan 2020
My friend, Henry, was a Cameroonian. We were classmates at the University of Lagos years ago. He was a voluble man. But each time something surprised or shocked him about Nigeria and the Nigerians
16 Dec 2019
A spokesman to former military ruler, General Ibrahim Babangida, yesterday debunked the rumoured death of his principal.
11 Jul 2019
Chief Olusegun Osoba, the two-time former Governor of Ogun State, is a significant presence on the Nigerian media space.
8 Jun 2019
Well, if you look at the complexity of the Nigerian polity, one would appreciate that those managers of these structures are more or less fighting...
7 May 2019
Of all the tributes poured on Justice Mamman Nasir, the late Galadima of Katsina, who died on April 13 this year at 89...
1 Nov 2018
The destination of the presidency will continue to be an issue in Nigerian politics, prompting here another look at the single-term proposal. Erstwhile President Goodluck Jonathan’s proposal of a single, six-year tenure for president and governor is not seminal but significant nevertheless. The idea of a single-term enjoys informed opinion and was in fact forcefully…
12 Jun 2018
Chief Olusegun Osoba, whose first outing as the governor of Ogun State was during the aborted Third Republic when the June 12, 1993 presidential election was held and annulled by General Ibrahim Babangida and who later joined the vanguard of those fighting for the retrieval of the mandate, spoke on the possibility of having another…
11 Jun 2018
In January 1990, the Federal Military Government amended Decree Two, shortening the time a person may be detained without charge from six months to six weeks; it named the Chief of the General Staff, Admiral Augustus Akhabue Aikhomu...


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The planned nationwide broadband deployment is being threatened by the slow takeoff of the licenced Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos), despite a longer tenor and cheaper licence costs...
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The African Union (AU), yesterday, called for an urgent end to travel restrictions imposed on some of its member states, saying the measures effectively penalise governments for timely data...
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In a rare and bold move, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, approved the immediate sacking of the management of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) following industrial action...
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Real Madrid will go through as group winners to the Champions League last 16 after Toni Kroos and Marco Asensio each scored in a 2-0 win over Inter Milan on Tuesday.
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Robert Lewandowski was unconvinced by Lionel Messi’s tribute towards him at last week’s Ballon d’Or ceremony, as the Bayern Munich star labelled his rival’s comments ‘empty words’...